Topic

Experiment Name

Description

Material required

Density

What is density in physics?

DIY at-home experiments to learn about liquid and solid density make great science fair projects for kids!

1. A cup of mustard oil or vegetable oil

2. Water (one liter)

3. Finely grinded sugar ( teaspoons)

4. A small spoon for mixing

5. 2 to 3 different colors (like red, green, yellow) – water color or food color or ink

6. A disposable syringe without needle (more preffered) Or A transparent cylindrical tube of one to two cm diameter and a dropper

7. Two sheets of paper

8. 10 one rupee and 10 two rupees coins

Sink & Float

Why do we need to learn swimming

Why did Archimedes yell Eureka!

Why does a toothpick floats but a needle sinks?

How do ships stay afloat?

Your child learns the concepts behind the buoyancy of various objects by performing multiple experiments

Materials for sink and float:

1. Collect few small items from you household of different material easily available (iron nail, toothpick, rubber band, egg, coins, plastic spoon, steel spoon, keys, paper clip, etc)

2. A large bowl or bucket with water (preferebly transparent)

3. A small steel shallow bowl or small steel plate

4. Few Marbles or Pebbles or Coins

5. Keep a pen or pencil and a notepad for your kid to record the observations

6. A black sketch pen

Water cycle

Journey of Water around the Earth

Precipitation, evaporation, freezing, melting and condensation – a never-ending global process of water circulation taught to your kids in a very simple manner. Snow and hail, Rain and clouds, and a lot more.

1. Large steel or glass or plastic bowl of larger size. Example- bowl used for binding wheat dough (aata gundane ke size ka bowl).

2. Small flat bowl used for serving curry (choti katori)

3. Cling Wrap or plain transparent plastic big, enough to cover the large bowl completely to make it air tight.

4. Cello tape or big rubber band or cloth pins for the wrap to be air tight.

5. Blue water color or ink (not compulsory) 6. A cup of soil or sand (not compulsory)

7. Hot water – half cup (please ask your parents/guardian)

8. Ice Cubes (10 to 15 in quantity)

Human Lungs

How do we breathe?

How much air do our lungs pump everyday?

A whooping 8000 to 9000 litres. This simple experiment will introduce kids to the functioning of lungs and will spark an interest in biology.

Materials Needed: 
1. Cut off the base of a plastic bottle (1-2 liter bottle) of Cold Drink or Oil (please ask your parents or guardians to do it). 

2. Make a hole in the bottle cap so that straw can pass through (please ask your parents or guardians to do it). 

3. 2 straws of plastic or paper

4. 3 balloons of medium size


5. Cello tape or electrical tape 

6. Paper scissor 

7. 2 spoons of wheat dough (sana hua aata) for sealing small holes

Handpump (activity)

Build your biceps – handpump

A simple demonstration using household materials to arouse curiousity regarding air flow and pressure

Materials Needed:

1. A plastic bottle

2. A straw of paper or plastic

3. Water (1 Litre)

4. A tumbler

5. 2 medium sized balloon

6. Some blue ink or color (not necessary) 7. 2 spoons of wheat dough (sana hua aata) for sealing small holes

8. Fevi Kwik

9. Paper Scissor

Bernoulli’s

Bernoulli’s magic for children

Why is there a yellow line on metro platforms?

Kids learn about the various applications of Bernoulli’s Principle through experiments.

Materials Needed:

1. 1 sheet of paper 

2. 2 balloons 

3. 2 pieces of string (18 inches long) 

4. 2 small cups 

5. 2 straws

6. 1 ping pong ball or Styrofoam ball of same size of ping pong ball 

7. Water 

8. Hair drier

Balloon Pump

Build your own balloon pump

A simple demonstration using household materials to arouse curiousity regarding air flow and pressure

Materials Needed:

1. Empty 1.2 litre or half litre cold drink bottle (large mouthed bottle won’t work) 

 2 . 2-3 medium sized balloon 

3. Fevi Kwik 

4. Paper Scissor

Weather Vane

Where is the wind coming from?

Designing is fun!! Design your own mechanical device to determine the direction of wind

1. Little parental guidance

2. 2-3 sheets of paper

3. Marker/Sketch Pen 4. Pencil, eraser, sharpener

5. Paper Scissor

6. Needle used for sewing, thread used for sewing (50 cm)

7. Glue, cello tape

8. A glass tumbler

Static Electricity

Introduction to Static Electricity

Static electricity demonstration Using ballons, comb and small paper pieces

1. 2 sheets of paper (different color sheets would be great)

2. Plastic Scale/Comb

3. Glass Tumbler

4. Some thread (20-30cm)

5. Matchbox

6. A balloon (not compulsory)

7. Sketch Pens/Markers of two different colors 

Encryption

Encrypt your personal data

A simple activity to introduce kids to the world of encryption where no one can understand yo personal data unless they know the secret key to crack it

1. 3-4 sheets of paper (different color sheets would be great)

2. Scale

3. Sketch Pens/Markers of two different colors

4. Paper scissor

Sound

Introduction to Sound

Sound can be heard but can we see it too?

Sound is more that what we hear, lets do some activities to understand Sound more.

1. 2 Paper Cups or Large Bowl (aata gundane wala bowl) and Cling wrap

2. Pinch of salt and 1 small spoon of rice

3. 3-4 glass tumblers

4. Water (1lt)

5. A steel plate and a steel spoon

6. Another mobile phone or bluetooth speaker

7. Thick string 1 meter (not compulsory)

8. Paper Scissor


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Teacher Comments

A classroom setup is not the perfect platform for Hands on Science and I am very happy that SciPie Club has taken this initiative of teaching science with a hands on approach.

Parent Comments

I am so happy that someone is doing all the science related experiments which are only available on websites and on Youtube. I really enjoyed the parents and kids science workshop organised by SciPie Club. Looking forward to regular courses for my kid. – Mohit Singha

Kids Comments

I love science but there was no way to practice the experiments. At SciPie Club I really enjoy the practical applications of concepts I learn in class. – Abhijeet Sharma (Class 6th Student).

Had a great session ! Looking forward for more fun with science.

Meenakshi Bhola

Mom of Two, New Delhi

I really look forward to more sessions by SciPie Club a I enjoyed the workshop as much as my kid.

Gaurav Singh

Engineer, New Delhi